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Venue: Singapore (Hotel to be advised)
Date: 15 March 2016
Registration: 8.15am to 9.00am (Singapore Time)
Event: 9.00am to 5.00pm (Singapore Time)

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Just as technology has reshaped how individuals communicate and how organizations do business, it also having a profound impact on the practice of law. Technological developments are affecting management strategies in corporate legal departments, and changing how legal services are delivered. 

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January 19th, 2016

Posted In: Upcoming Events/CLE Courses

Expat Life

For lawyers working overseas in an Asian country, raising an expatriate family could be difficult. Though traveling might provide a wealth of job opportunities, sometimes it might be quite hard on the uprooted child who must readjust to a completely new social setting. Whether it is culture shock or homesickness, a child can be truly affected by the experience. However, on the flip side of that, being an expat child also provides a chance to earn unique experiences that promotes growth and maturity.

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January 19th, 2016

Posted In: Expat Life, Expat Lifestyle Guide, Recent Posts

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Night shot of Hong Kong financial center and the Victoria habour

Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4

While Asia’s markets continue to cool, the economies are still growing at a faster pace than the vast majority of other regions and we witnessed more partner moves in 2015 than in the past five years.  

Representative Partner Moves—October 2015

Hong Kong,

Jennifer van Dale, Employment, moved from Gall Solicitors to Eversheds, Hong Kong.

Jini Lee, Debt Capital Markets, moved from Linklaters to Ashurst, Hong Kong.

Michael Withington, Disputes, moved from Gall Solicitors to Howse Williams Bowers, Hong Kong.

Yilong Du, Equity Capital Markets and M&A, moved from Goldman Sachs (Executive Director and Counsel) to Latham & Watkins, Hong Kong.

Pattie Walsh, Employment, moved from DLA Piper, London to Bird & Bird, Hong Kong and London.

Samantha Thompson, Corporate Finance and M&A, moved from Linklaters, Hong Kong to PricewaterhouseCoopers, London and Hong Kong.

 

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January 10th, 2016

Posted In: Asia Jobs, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Office Openings/ Partner Moves & Promotions, Partner Watch, Recent Posts

Allegations of malfeasance can shatter a company's reputation and threaten both its operations and access to capital. A company's lawyers and communications advisors play important roles during such times by collaborating on plans to provide timely and accurate information to customers, employees, investors and other constituencies whose confidence and cooperation affect a company's viability.

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November 16th, 2015

Posted In: Upcoming Events/CLE Courses

WEDNESDAY: HOT TOPICS INVOLVING U.S. LITIGATION AND CHINA
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall (Room 103)

An exciting debate and discussion between both plaintiff and defense counsel in high-profile litigations involving China:

* (plaintiffs) U.S. litigation over the China Eastern Airlines Flight 5210 crash
* (plaintiffs) U.S. litigation over regarding a high-speed rail collision in China
* (defense) first time law firm defending Chinese company in securities litigation obtained money sanctions against the plaintiff law firm
* (defense) high-profile defense in Anti-Terrorism Act litigation
* (defense) represented major foreign banks in defeating attempt to seize assets belonging to a foreign government — including pandas on loan at U.S. zoos

Moderator: Professor Benjamin L. Liebman, Columbia Law School

Mitchell Berger, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
Lexi J. Hazam, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann
Robert Lieff, Of Counsel, Lieff Cabraser Heimann
William McGovern, Partner, Kobre & Kim
Geoffrey Sant, Of Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Lanier Saperstein, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

This is a free CLE program.

RSVP now for "Litigation and China" at events@cblalaw.org — Seating Limited

Co-hosted by the Center for Chinese Legal Studies and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association

Co-sponsored by the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the ABA Section of International Law, and the Asian American Bar Association of New York

November 11th, 2015

Posted In: Recent Posts

Night shot of Hong Kong financial center and the Victoria habour

Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4

Representative Partner Moves—July 2015

Hong Kong

Giovanni Marino, M&A, FDI, moves from DLA Piper to Winston & Strawn, Hong Kong.

Jolson Ellwood-Russell, Finance, moves from DLA Piper to Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong.

Christoper Morley, Anita Chow and Eric Seto, Litigation, move from Haldanes to Morley Chow Seto, Hong Kong.

Jeffrey Chen, Finance, moves from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft to Dentons, Hong Kong.

Patricia Tan Openshaw, M&A, moves from Paul Hastings to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Hong Kong.

Nigel Pridmore, Finance, moves from Linklaters to Ashurst, Hong Kong. (more…)

October 15th, 2015

Posted In: Asia Jobs, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Office Openings/ Partner Moves & Promotions, Partner Watch

Night shot of Hong Kong financial center and the Victoria habour

Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4

Representative Partner Moves—April 2015

Hong Kong & Shanghai

David Ludwick, Capital Markets, moved from Linklaters to Freshfields Brockhaus Deringer, Hong Kong.

Stephanie Tang, M&A, moved from Kirkland & Ellis to Shearman & Sterling, Hong Kong.

Alan Freiman, Real Estate, Glenn Haley and Geoffrey Shaw,  both Construction, Dispute Resolution, all moved from Haley & Co to Berwin Leighton Paisner, Hong Kong.

Tim Gardner, Private Equity, moved from Latham & Watkins to Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Hong Kong.

Scott Peterman, Private Equity, moved from Sidley Austin to Jones Day, Hong Kong.

Kyungseok Kim, Corporate, Private Equity, moved from Linklaters to White & Case, Hong Kong.

Anna Elshafei, Corporate, moved from Hogan Lovells to Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, Shanghai.

Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4

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July 15th, 2015

Posted In: Asia Jobs, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Office Openings/ Partner Moves & Promotions, Partner Watch

Night shot of Hong Kong financial center and the Victoria habour

Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4

Representative Partner Moves—January 2015

Hong Kong:  

Vincent Sum, Structured Finance, moved from Bingham McCutcheon to Mayer Brown JSM, Hong Kong.

Ed Sheremeta, Real Estate, moved from DLA Piper to Ropes & Gray, Hong Kong. 

Michael Liu, one of the most experienced Corporate Transactional attorneys in Hong Kong and his team of Jane Ng and Stephen Chan, along with several Counsel members move from Latham & Watkins to Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, Hong Kong. 

Sarah Catchpole, Aviation, moved from Norton White, Sydney to Kennedys, Hong Kong.

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April 4th, 2015

Posted In: Asia Jobs, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Office Openings/ Partner Moves & Promotions, Partner Watch

cyp_logo_21-150x150         REPRESENTATIVE PARTNER MOVES TO DATE- HONG KONG 

November 2014 

Mark Johnson, Litigation, moved from Herbert Smith, Hong Kong to Debevoise & Plimpton. 

Martin Lister, Insurance Law, moved from Edwards Wildman Palmer, Hong Kong to Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong. 

October 2014 

Bronwen May, Derivatives law, moved from O’Melveny Myers to Hogan Lovells, Hong Kong. 

Gary Li, Corporate Transactional law, moved from Ropes & Gray to Kirkland & Ellis, Hong Kong. 

Ben Hammond, Financial Services Regulatory Practice, moved from Slaughter & May to Ashurst, Hong Kong. 

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December 23rd, 2014

Posted In: Asia Market Watch, Hong Kong, Office Openings/ Partner Moves & Promotions, Partner Watch, Recent Posts, Recruiter, Recruitment

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REPRESENTATIVE PARTNER MOVES TO DATE – CHINA

December 2014 

Lynia Lau, Energy & Natural Resources Law, moved from Clyde & Co to Stephenson Harwood, Beijing. 

Mr. Gao Jun, Litigation and Arbitration, moved from Duan & Duan, Shanghai to Zhonglun, Shanghai.

November 2014 

Mark Johnson, Litigation, moved from Herbert Smith, Hong Kong to Debevoise & Plimpton. 

Martin Lister, Insurance Law, moved from Edwards Wildman Palmer, Hong Kong to Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong.

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December 22nd, 2014

Posted In: Asia Market Watch, China, Office Openings/ Partner Moves & Promotions, Partner Watch, Recent Posts

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